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Mumbai: 5,000 trees to be hit by construction work, MMRC to transplant 2,500

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 10, 2017

Close to 5,000 trees would be affected in the city during the construction of the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro corridor. However, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) — the implementing body of the...

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Talks deadlock between environment and water ministries, delays protection to eco-fragile areas of Uttarakhand

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 30, 2016

Three years after the Uttarakhand flash floods, the implementation of the Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) is yet to take off.


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Pollution Control Board, Andhra Pradesh to provide budgetary support to Sewage Treatment Plants

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 29, 2016

With municipalities facing budget constraints, A. P. Pollution Control Board has decided to shoulder the burden in construction of sewage treatment plants (STPs) and provide support of 25 per...

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Government planning to penalise those found guilty of polluting Ganga

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 27, 2016

The Narendra Modi-government is planning to penalise those found guilty of polluting the Ganga river, in a first of its kind bill which aims to ensure cleanliness and uninterrupted flow of the...

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Green norms violation: NGT imposes fine of Rs 50,000 each on Gujarat govt, Centre, Welspun

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2016

THE WESTERN zone bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed Rs fine of 50,000 each on Central government, Welspun India Limited (WIL), Gujarat government and its four other departments...

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‘Haritha’ Kerala Mission : State’s comprehensive ‘Green initiative’ to be launched today

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2016

The ‘Haritha’ Kerala Mission, a comprehensive programme for creating new development perspectives by maximum utilisation of opportunities through waste management, water resources and...

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Maharashtra State approves Rs 990 crore river restoration project

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 30, 2016

The state cabinet on Tuesday approved the Rs 990.26 crore Mula-Mutha river restoration project. Called 'Pollution abatement of rivers Mula-Mutha in Pune', it will be the biggest sewage treatment...

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Zero Tolerance Over Ganga Pollution: Environment Minister

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 15, 2016

Union Minister of State for Environment Anil Madhav Dave on Aug. 12 spoke about "zero tolerance" for pollution in the Ganga River, adding that government policies may be reconstructed from...

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